Date of Award
Education Specialist (EdS)
Dr. Darrell Kellams
Although learning disabilities (LD), are usually defined in terms of deficits in cognitive and linguistic processes, evidence has accumulated that LD children also display maladaptive behaviors which impair their academic performance and lead to their identification as requiring special education services (McKinney & Feagans, 1983).
Schweer, Patricia, "The Identification of Social Skills Deficits in Intermediate Learning Disabled Students" (1985). Student Work. 2788.